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Dear Prof Cleggsan

Can we use Wireless Technology viz Bluetooth or Wi-Fi for  connecting / interfacing Smartphone Device to Musical Instrument digital interface (MIDI) instruments viz MIDI Keyboard, Piano etc ?.

Smartphone Device will detect the MIDI Instruments via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Both devices will be Bluetooth or Wi-Fi enabled.

The Smartphone MIDI apps will be designed and developed for supporting different MIDI instruments for sequencing, recording and playing.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Yes.  One of the earliest applications for Android and i OS were MIDI music play, sequencing and interfacing with various ways of interacting with instruments and other players.

They are too numerous to mention but here below are a few ideas:

And the list goes on.  It is hard to keep up with the pace of MIDI applications and interfacing with smartphones and tablets.

Happy Hunting.  

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